Architect Roberto Gil discovered a knack for building furniture while toying with simple designs in his small apartment. His work bloomed into a successful kids’ furniture company, Casa Kids.
John Williams and Stephanie Walter Williams left their TV production jobs to help teens tell their stories through documentary film. The program became a success, creating award-winning films that have broadcast across the U.S.
When Karine Newborn’s injury sidelined her succesful dance career, some soul-searching and business sense opened doors
San Francisco startup Uber’s ‘black-car’ mobile app has been a big hit with riders and drivers. But the company is running into a snarl of traffic as it tries to extend its service to New York City taxi-cabs.
Watch a group of would-be entrepreneurs during a marathon, 3-day business development and app-building session aboard a bus bound for the annual South by Southwest festival in Austin. A TIME video crew tagged along with one of about 50 teams competing for funding and a broader audience.
Reid Hoffman knows a thing or two about networking. Not only did he launch one of the most successful Internet companies of the past decade, LinkedIn, the social network for professionals, but he’s developed a formidable network of his own, one that’s given him the opportunity to invest such high-flying Internet start-ups as Facebook and …
This week’s edition of TIME International features an interview with Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti (subscribers can read the story here). In the mean time, check out our video interview with Italy’s new leader.
As part of the kick-off to the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, TIME International Editor Jim Frederick hosts a panel discussion on the future of capitalism: Can a system that came of age in the 20th century serve the needs of 21st? Joining Frederick tackling this question is:
- Sharan Burrow, General
According to the New York Times columnist and Nobel Prize laureate, you know what would end the economic slump in 18 months? Aliens.
Earlier this year, a Massachusetts man received a worrisome letter, stating that his house might be foreclosed on. But he could avoid his fate — by paying $0.